AWS Certified Security- Speciality Course (Live Online)

  • Formats:

    Live Online


  • Duration:

    27 hours

  • Registration Fee:


Start Date

Dates to be announced


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AWS Certified Security – Specialty Certification

Cloud computing is one of the fastest-growing areas in the tech sector and organizations need individuals with cloud skills to help create and maintain their cloud infrastructures. AWS Certified Security Training helps you to build up your cloud skills and work towards earning an Amazon certification, so you can get more out of the cloud and your career. Certifications are highly valued in IT with 91% of employers believing them to be an important part of the hiring process and a key indicator of a successful employee.

This course will focus on the security and monitoring of Amazon Web Services and prepare for AWS Certified Security – Specialty certification. The course will discuss attack vectors and defence methods through exploring AWS built-in services and settings from identity management to network security, monitoring and content delivery (CDN) components.

You can also read up on our AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Course to discover which course is the right fit for you.

AWS Training

Our AWS courses are taught by AWS certified instructors. Learning from an AWS-certified cloud computing professional will better prepare you for the certification exam, and it will expedite the learning process. The knowledge learned in this course will be directly applicable to the AWS Security Certification Exam.

Course Prerequisites:

The Introduction to Cloud Computing course and the AWS (Certified Cloud Practitioner) course at Ashton College are both recommended. Students should have a basic understanding of cloud computing terminology and components as well as some previous experience with IT security.

Topics Covered/Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Understand data classification and protection within AWS
  • Implement data encryption methods and secure internet protocols
  • Build an identity management policy
  • Understanding the various AWS security services and build a secure lab infrastructure including EC2 and S3 instances
  • Build and apply security controls on a web application using an advanced load balancer and content delivery network (CDN)
  • Understand the functionality of security tools available in AWS to achieve:
    • Data protection
    • Infrastructure protection
    • Compliance & data privacy
    • Threat detection & continuous monitoring
    • Identity & access management
  • Understand how to make optimal choices regarding cost, security and deployment


Subject to change without notice

Continuing Professional Development

The Canadian College of Health Information Management (College) is the national organization for certified health information professionals and specialists in Canada. The College requires all professional members to complete continuing professional education (CPE) activities as an integral part of their membership. The Canadian College of Health Information Management (College) has approved Ashton’s AWS Certified Security- Speciality course for 15 CPE units.

Who Will Benefit From The Course

  • AWS Academy students
  • Other IT-related professionals
  • Administrator
  • Developer
  • Solution Architect
  • Anyone interested in AWS Cloud Technology

Required Materials

  • No books required. Some readings will be suggested and available online


The registration fee for this course is $690.

Technical Requirements

Live Online Students

Ashton College uses web conferencing tools for conducting online classes and online learning management systems for managing resources, assignments, and grades. These tools help instructors and students connect live online as well as asynchronously. The basic requirements for online learning include a computer, webcam, speakers, and a microphone or a headset and headphones, along with a reliable internet connection. Though online learning can be pursued using smartphones and tablets, the use of laptops or desktop computers is encouraged for an enhanced learning experience.


This course does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training. As such, it was not reviewed.

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